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NLL Power Rankings: Week Two

What an exciting week. The Colorado Mammoth put up another 16 goals, this time Rochester was the victim, but the defense allowed 14.  Defense needs to tighten up a bit or the offense will need to do this each week. New England seems to have the key cog in Shawn Evans

NLL Weekly Grades: High Marks for Wolves

Pat Saunders: A+ When Saunders got his three year deal to stay in New England, it was questioned if he could repeat his breakout 2015. When the Wolves’ reacquired Kevin Crowley and added Shawn Evans, it was questioned how often Saunders would get chances to score. Evidently, he could have an

Roughnecks Look to Redeem Themselves in Buffalo

The Calgary Roughnecks (0-1) play their first road game of the year in the east division tomorrow when they visit the Buffalo Bandits (0-0) in their home opener. After shutting out the Saskatchewan Rush last week in the first quarter and most of the second, they failed to make the adjustments

NLL Power Rankings: Week One

A new year, a new commissioner, and two team in different locations. Year 30 of the NLL started last weekend with two exciting games. Week two looks to be an exciting week. Saskatchewan Rush  (1-0): After winning the Champion’s Cup the Rush moved to Saskatchewan from Edmonton.  New City, same team.  After starting

Audio: NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz Media Conference Call

New National Lacrosse League commissioner Nick Sakiewicz spoke to the media for the first time today, where he discussed his new role in the league, expansion, broadcasts, and digital media in the league. The audio file to listen to is below.   (Source: Marisa Ingemi -

NLL Injury Report: Evans, Hellyer, McNamara

Toronto vs Georgia Swarm defender Michael Seidel is on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Rob Hellyer will be healthy for this game, it was announced by the team. Defenders Damon Edwards and Scott Johnston are both out after knee injuries last season. Forward Kevin Ross is on the PUP with a

Nick Sakiewicz to Be Next NLL Commissioner

The National Lacrosse League will announce at 12pm eastern time today that the league will announce Nick Sakiewicz the next commissioner, according to sources. Former commissioner George Daniel stepped down in November. “I’m honored and excited to join a tremendous group of owners and lead the National Lacrosse League as NLL

2016 NLL Season Preview: Toronto Rock

2015 season record: 14-4 (first in division; lost to Edmonton in the Champion’s Cup final) Team Acquisitions (D) Mike Grimes (acquired from Georgia; placed on Protected Player List) (F) Turner Evans (2015 draft) (F) Dan Lintner (acquired from New England) (D) Luc Magnan (2015 draft) Team Losses (F) Kevin Crowley (D) Nick Diachenko Offense: Leading the charge will be captain

2016 NLL Season Preview: Vancouver Stealth

2015 Record: 5-13 (fourth in division/missed Western playoffs) Team Acquisitions: (F) Garrett Billings (F) Jordan Durston (T) Travis Cornwall (D) Matt Beers (D) Jeff Moleski (D) Brier Jonathan (D) Ian Hawksbee (G) Chris Levis   Team Losses: (F) Tyler Digby (T) Illija Gajic (T) Conrad Chapman (D) Tyler Burton (D) Jarrett Toll (G) Tyler Richards   Offense: Despite being basically league average in the goal scoring department last season, the